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Tension is heightening as we are in the knockout stages of the with Croatia and Brazil going toe-to-toe at Education City Stadium. The upcoming Quarter-final match will kick off this coming Friday.

Having come this far in the , Croatia and Brazil won't budge without putting up a serious fight. We could be in for a long night at the Education City Stadium this coming Friday. While Croatia join this game on Friday as number 12 in the FIFA world ranking, visitors Brazil are number one.

Croatia vs Brazil Prediction

Croatia Form

The Croatia team look in good shape before their match against Brazil, as they seek to remain unbeaten. Firstly, they beat Canada 4-1, then they held Belgium to a 0-0 draw. Their last outing resulted in a hard fought 1-1 draw Japan. Croatia won seven of their last 10 matches, while drawing three in a run that saw them avoid defeat all together.

Croatia average 1.7 goals per game in their last ten matches, scoring 17 times. They conceded six goals or an average of 0.6 per game, performing a clean sheet five times along the way.

Brazil Form

Results have been up and down for Brazil, who beat Switzerland by 1-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-0 against Cameroon, before claiming three points in a 4-1 win against South Korea. Brazil have been pretty scary, winning nine of their last 10 games across all tournaments, while also managing zero draws of the games in the process. They were defeated one time in this run.

Ahead of their coming World Cup match, Brazil look in excellent goal-scoring shape. In their previous ten games, they hammered in an average of 2.9 goals a game. A highly respectable total of 29 goals, while also letting in four goals. The latter leaves an average of 0.4 per outing, in which they managed a clean sheet six times.

Croatia vs Brazil Stats

      Croatia vs Brazil Lineups

      Croatia vs Brazil Betting Tips

      Ivan Perisic look like value in the goal scoring market with three strikes to his name in six World Cup matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Richarlison adds to his three World Cup goals come this coming Friday.

      Croatia claimed all three points seven times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured no defeats in this run. Brazil have won nine of their last 10 games, while drawing none and losing once in this series of matches.

      Croatia are on a fine streak of 10 matches without defeat.

      Croatia witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.7 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in six of the last ten matches that Brazil played across all tournaments. They scored 2.9 times on average in the process.

      Over 2.5 goals came up one time in the previous four encounters between Croatia and Brazil, as Croatia scored 0.5 goals on average per game and Brazil averaging 1.75 goals. Both teams scored in two times of these matches.

      Croatia scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Astonishingly, Brazil scored the opening goal of the match in six of their last ten games. Croatia managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.